Did you catch Sam’s session at the Music Education Expo in Manchester? If you did – thanks for singing along, it was bags of fun!
In case you didn’t we asked Sam to post a few quick thoughts about Big Sing Songs and why picking the right ones matters so much…
When I’m not running Performing Arts etc I wear different hats with different people. As a mentor for Music for Youth and an adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals it’s my pleasure to see hundreds if not thousands of performances a year by musicians young and, well… less young, up and down the country.
The most successful performances have a few things in common;
They are songs that the performers understand and relate to
They are songs that are within the range of the performer’s voices
They are songs that are singable in the combination chosen